Mr. Pitt's Neighborhood

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Mr. Pitt's Neighborhood

With unswerving dedication to high architectural ideals, Make It Right is winning over a sometimes-skeptical public.

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Experiential Learning

Author: Tony Grahame
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May 01, 2003

Students in Arizona get credit, and valuable experience, designing and building a house. [continue reading]

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A New York Success Story

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March 01, 2003

Value engineering allows a development of 30 affordable three-family homes to meet Energy Star standards. [continue reading]

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New Construction Report Card, Part II

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March 01, 2003

Complex building designs make even the best-laid plans for home performance hard to fulfill. [continue reading]

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A Serious Challenge to a New Building Technology

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January 01, 2003

        Every new building technology comes with new problems along with its benefits, and structural insulated panels (SIPs) are no different. SIPs are made of rigid foam insulation sandwiched between ... [continue reading]

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New Construction Report Card

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January 01, 2003

In order to make energy-efficient and comfortable new houses, California builders need to pay more attention to the details. [continue reading]

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Not Your Parents' Mobile Home

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November 01, 2002

Some scientists and builders of manufactured homes figured out how to make them more energy efficient, using new materials but the same old factory. [continue reading]

Energy Code Enforcement is Part of the Foundation

Caitriona Cooke

Energy Code Enforcement is Part of the Foundation

Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...

Why I Love Dumb, Passive Do-Nothing Houses

Shawna Henderson

Why I Love Dumb, Passive Do-Nothing Houses

I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...

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